Merav Shoval-Hinkis

Merav joined Pitango in November 2021. She brings with her over 20 years’ international experience leading Human Resources in diverse intercultural environments and industries.

Prior to joining Pitango Merav held executive HR management positions at Jacada, AstraZeneca, Amdocs and was the first employee in General Motors Israel, responsible for building its local R&D Center’s organization from the ground up. Most recently, Merav served as Global VP People at Aviv Scientific, a fast growing company which is rolling out worldwide medical centers for treating age related cognitive and functional decline.

Merav’s in-depth experience in creating and implementing people-focused strategies and developing high performing company culture, spanning from building organizations from scratch, to leading global teams in corporations garnered her with a unique and vast experience.

Her mission, as Pitango’s Head of People, is to support our Founders, CEOs and HR professionals across all 3 funds, in everything related to People, HR and Growth, to build strong teams and lay the foundations for resilient, healthy cultures, and leverage the knowledge and best practices stemming out of Pitango’s 80 portfolio companies.

Merav holds an MBA, specializing in Organizational Behavior as well as a BA in Criminology, both from Bar MeravIlan university.
She also holds Certifications from CTI in coaching and MIT Sloan School of Management enterprise leadership program. Recently, she was certified as a patient advocate – helping patients throughout their disease journey.